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Story Pirates

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Rank #6 in Kids & Family category

Comedy
Kids & Family
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Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!

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Story Pirates is a group of world-class actors, comedians, improvisers and musicians who adapt stories written by kids into sketch comedy and musical theater. Visit www.storypirates.com for more information on Story Pirates and how you can bring our live show to your school or town!

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2 questions.

By ccbminion - Jan 11 2020
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Where are all the episodes? Are they all not long enough?

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iTunes Ratings

4596 Ratings
Average Ratings
3741
341
167
143
204

2 questions.

By ccbminion - Jan 11 2020
Read more
Where are all the episodes? Are they all not long enough?

Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

By fvghuhuf5tz3umh* - Jan 10 2020
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Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr I love your podcast but I’m sick of waiting for a new episode so Post.
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Story Pirates

Latest release on Dec 19, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: I Love a Ghost/Fred the Carrot

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The new season of the Story Pirates Podcast is finally here! In this first episode, Lee and Peter set sail on a pirate ship to fulfill their dream of recording the Story Pirates Podcast on the open ocean! They're joined by the entire Story Pirates crew, as well as a real-life pirate captain with...questionable navigation skills.

Featured in today’s episode are two new stories: “I Love a Ghost,” by a 5th grader from Mill Creek, WA named Keagon Dougherty and “Fred the Carrot,” by a 2nd grader from Brooklyn, NY named Alex Katsanos.

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We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids!  Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.”  Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, tell us who celebrates the holiday, and how they celebrate it!  Parents, submit your child’s story at www.storypirates.com/podcast

Nov 20 2017

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Rank #2: The Early Years: The Ghost’s New Friend

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Just in time for Halloween, Story Pirates is back with the (not so scary) story 'The Ghost's New Friend' by Alyssa Mazak! Join ghost Boo as he explores the peculiar challenges faced by a ghost trying to make a friend. Featuring an interview with author Alyssa Mazak, and her tips for writing a great story!

Oct 30 2013

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Rank #3: The Big Secret/What the World Was Called Before Us

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In part two of the season finale, the Story Pirates encounter a mysterious stranger with mystical abilities. This week’s episode features two new stories: "The Big Secret," the story of a purr-fect cat and cantankerous dog who run for parliament, written by a 1st grader from Canada named Andréanne, and "What the World Was Called Before Us," a mind-bending song about the meaning of names, written by a 2nd grader from Maryland named Liam.

Jun 07 2018

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Rank #4: All 8 Unicorns/Riding a Seagull Was Good

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In this third episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Peter and Rolo's messy habits on board the ship create tension with the rest of the crew. Today’s new stories: “All 8 Unicorns” by a Pre-Kindergartener from Brooklyn, New York named Cece and “Riding a Seagull Was Good” by a 3-year old from Middlesex, New Jersey named Ethan.

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We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids!  Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.”  Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, tell us who celebrates the holiday, and how they celebrate it!  Parents, submit your child’s story at www.storypirates.com/podcast  

Nov 30 2017

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Rank #5: A Hamster's Workday/Backstroke Raptor

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The Story Pirates Podcast is back for a new season! After spending several months on a deserted island, Captain Rolo and Siegfried the Viking must convince the rest of the Story Pirates that it’s time to set sail again. Featuring two new stories:“A Hamster’s Workday,” about a day in the life of a cute rodent who happens to be a big deal editor, written by an 11 year old from New York named Nina, and “Backstroke Raptor,” a musical homage to the B-52’s about the coolest raptor in the raptor pack, by a 7 year old from Virginia named Ben.

Jan 31 2019

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Rank #6: The Early Years: Pluto And The Pop Rocks

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Journey into space with the Story Pirates in “Pluto and the Pop Rocks” by John Hobbes Taylor. Why is dwarf planet Pluto sad, and how will the visiting kids cheer him up? Join the Story Pirates on this weird vacation adventure, featuring an interview with author John Hobbes Taylor!

Nov 15 2013

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Rank #7: Banana Clown/Cats Sit On You (feat. Secret Agent 23 Skidoo)

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In part one of our season finale, the Story Pirates discover an intruder on the ship. Featuring two new stories: “Banana Clown,” a hip hop track featuring Grammy Award-winning rapper Secret Agent 23 Skidoo about a guy who has a hard time finding the right job, written by an 8 year old from Massachusetts named Benjamin, and “Cats Sit On You,” a song about cats sitting on you (and sometimes they take over the school), written by Alex, a 6 year old from California.

Jun 20 2019

27mins

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Rank #8: Space Llama/Have You Wondered (feat. Lauren Lapkus)

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A space caterer (Lauren Lapkus) helps the Story Pirates learn to like strange foods from other galaxies. Featuring two new stories: “Space Llama,” a Bowie-esque spin on a classic folk tale about how the night sky came to be, written by Lindsay, an 8 year old from New York, and “Have You Wondered,” a story about what happens when the Statue of Liberty fights crime, written by a 7 year old from Ohio named Theodore.

Oct 24 2019

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Rank #9: The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice/Stepping Up

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Rolo embarks on a spacewalk in a desperate attempt to retrieve a package from the space post office. Featuring two new stories: “The Raccoon’s Very Hard Choice,” a latin-inspired song about choosing your favorite food, by Asa, a 7 year old from New York, and “Stepping Up,” the inspiring tale of a senator’s quest to become President of the United States, by a 10 year old from New York named Eliana.

Nov 07 2019

30mins

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Rank #10: Annoy Your Sister School/The Girl Who Never Took A Bath

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In this second episode of the new season of Story Pirates Podcast, Lee and Peter adjust to life on the pirate ship while fellow Story Pirate Rachel acts suspiciously. Very, VERY suspiciously.

Today’s new stories: “Annoy Your Sister School” by a 2nd grader from Michigan named Bear Brewer and “The Girl Who Never Took a Bath” by a 1st grader from New Jersey named Georgia Glazer.

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We are now accepting submissions for new stories written by kids!  Our new theme is “Make Up Your Own Holiday.”  Kids, write a story about a made-up holiday, tell us who celebrates the holiday, and how they celebrate it!.  Parents, submit your child’s story at www.storypirates.com/podcast  

Nov 20 2017

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Rank #11: The Early Years: The Girl Who Turned into Spaghetti

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From our November 2011 radio show, the Story Pirates present "The Girl Who Turned Into Spaghetti" by then-first grader Cassandra Smith!

Jul 14 2016

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Rank #12: Pet Store or Food Store?/A Dinosaur Ate Me (feat. Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart)

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In part two of our season finale, the Story Pirates learn more about their unexpected guest and find out where they are headed next. Featuring two new stories: “Pet Store or Food Store?,” a story about a very confused business establishment, written by a 7 year old from North Carolina named Eli, and “A Dinosaur Ate Me,” a mini-operetta (featuring Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart) that is a word-for-word adaptation of a story by a 5 year old from Pennsylvania named Nuala. 

Jun 27 2019

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Rank #13: The Early Years: No Ice Cream

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Story Pirates head to Hotville in "No Ice cream" by then 8 year old Kenna! With superpowers and a little help from a deus ex helicopter, join Super Kenna on her town altering adventures! Featuring an interview with author Kenna!

Dec 13 2013

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Rank #14: Cucumbers 4 Life/The Family of Cows

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The Story Pirates throw a pool party on a new water planet, revealing a multiplicity of surprises. Featuring two new stories: “Cucumbers 4 Life,” a country song about vegetables and heavy metal, by Imogen, a 9 year old from the UK, and “The Family of Cows,” a shape-shifting saga on the farm, by an 8 year old from Mississippi named Lydian.

Nov 14 2019

26mins

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Rank #15: The Early Years: Dolly Magic Machine

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The Story Pirates are back with “Dolly Magic Machine” by then-1st grader Charlotte Thompson from Indianapolis. Inspired by a favorite toy, the Dolly Magic Machine is an awesome toy that Samantha will do anything to get! Featuring an interview with author Charlotte, check out the hilarious latest installment of the Story Pirates podcast!

Nov 27 2013

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Rank #16: I Love Cats/The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof (feat. John Oliver)

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When a 40 foot tall squirrel (John Oliver) threatens to break delicate tchotchkes and handcrafted chairs on the ship, the Story Pirates must convince him to let them help him...help them. Featuring two new stories: I Love Cats, the tale of an introverted feline who is willing to sacrifice 1/9th of everything to save the king, written by a 7 year old from Washington, D.C. named Andrew, and The Wizard Who Could Just Go Poof, a hip hop fable about how the world’s most famous wizard got his name, written by a 14 year old from Utah named Jonah.

Feb 21 2019

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Rank #17: The Early Years: The Dog Who Fell in Love with a Cat & King Toot-and-Common

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Two classic Story Pirates Radio stories written by Kindergartener Kaci and 4th-grader Savannah.

Sep 21 2017

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Rank #18: The Bear That Couldn’t Disco/The Slowest Elevator In The World (feat. Alex Brightman)

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The Story Pirates are back with season 3! With the help of their new friend Nimene and her extraterrestrial companion Loofah, the Pirates prepare to head into outer space. Featuring two new stories: “The Bear That Couldn’t Disco,” a synth pop tune about a bear who just wants to boogie down, written by a 7 year old from Rhode Island named Taylor, and “The Slowest Elevator in the World,” a story about a truly extreme test of patience, written by Sam, an 8 year old from California.

Oct 10 2019

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Rank #19: The Boy Who Hated Kisses/The Pancake Habit

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Thanks to the repairs of Siegfried the Viking, the Story Pirates new flying ship is ready for lift off! But before they can shoot off into the stratosphere, the Story Pirates must supply their ship with a magic ingredient. Featuring 2 new stories: “The Boy Who Hated Kisses,” a bluesy rock number about a kid with clear boundaries, written by a 6 year old from Missouri named Victoria, and “The Pancake Habit,” the story of a girl whose spontaneous culinary activity cause her family and friends to stage an intervention, written by two sisters from Oklahoma named Zoe (age 9) and Eleni (age 6). 

Feb 07 2019

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Rank #20: Boo!/The Clock (feat. Paul F. Tompkins)

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The crew’s exploration of outer space takes them to Game Show Planet, where a charismatic host (Paul F. Tompkins) challenges the Story Pirates to compete. Featuring two new spooky stories: ‘Boo!,” a tale of trick-or-treating hygiene by Nora, a 7 year old from Florida, and “The Clock,” a creepy story about a timepiece with a dreadful secret, written by an 8 year old from Washington named Lyla.

Oct 31 2019

31mins

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